January 12, 2005
Great Hum Bom
Class is billed as "2nd session improvised poetics". Highlights include sung pieces with aboriginal song sticks, including a very unique version of Hum Bom.
0: discusses spontaneous poetry and its connection to aborignal singing accompanied by song sticks.
17:10: Allen sings aboriginal children's song in aboriginal language and then translates
21:30: Introduces his own composition "Ayer's Rock"
22:10: Uluru or Ayer's Rock
24:20: Introduces Hum Bom
25:40: Hum Bom: a very unique version of this with many different lyrics and different ryhthms: A great hypnotizing version of this poem.
30: discusses book: Deep Down in the Jungle
30:31: Allen's Signifying monkey
31:40: Vachel Lindsay
34:45: reads General Booth enters Heaven- Lindsay
37:20: Introduces The Congo
39:25: The Congo cuts off around 46:40